Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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Flash Flood Warning for Parts of Tallapoosa Co. Until 9:15 pm

Flash Flood Warning for Parts of Tallapoosa Co. Until 9:15 pm

| September 19, 2021 @ 6:10 pm

At 608 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 1 to 2 inches in 1 hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

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Flood Warning – Limestone & Morgan Co. Until 12:45 am Sunday

Flood Warning – Limestone & Morgan Co. Until 12:45 am Sunday

| September 18, 2021 @ 6:58 pm

At 653 PM CDT, emergency management reported heavy rain in the warned area due to thunderstorms. Flooding is ongoing and there are multiple road closures in the Ardmore, Elkmont, and Decatur areas. Between 3 and 6 inches of rain have fallen.

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Flash Flood Warning – Limestone & Morgan Co. Until 8:15 pm

Flash Flood Warning – Limestone & Morgan Co. Until 8:15 pm

| September 18, 2021 @ 5:15 pm

At 511 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

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Flash Flood Warning – Limestone Co. Until 7 pm

Flash Flood Warning – Limestone Co. Until 7 pm

| September 18, 2021 @ 3:56 pm

At 351 PM CDT, emergency management reported thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is already occurring.

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Flash Flood Warning – Tuscaloosa Co. Until 4:45 pm

Flash Flood Warning – Tuscaloosa Co. Until 4:45 pm

| September 18, 2021 @ 3:02 pm

At 253 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 3 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing.

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Flash Flood Watch Issued Through Sunday Evening for Much of Central Alabama

Flash Flood Watch Issued Through Sunday Evening for Much of Central Alabama

| September 18, 2021 @ 1:14 pm

Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts will result in the potential for flash flooding.

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Flash Flood Warning – Tuscaloosa Co. Until 2:45 pm

Flash Flood Warning – Tuscaloosa Co. Until 2:45 pm

| September 18, 2021 @ 1:07 pm

At 1255 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2.5 and 3.5 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

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Flash Flood Warning – Jefferson & Shelby Co. Until 12:45 pm

Flash Flood Warning – Jefferson & Shelby Co. Until 12:45 pm

| September 18, 2021 @ 9:45 am

At 940 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 3.5 and 5 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

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Saturday Weather Xtreme — Rain & Storms Likely At Times Throughout the Weekend

Saturday Weather Xtreme — Rain & Storms Likely At Times Throughout the Weekend

| September 18, 2021 @ 7:00 am

We hang on to a tropical air mass through the weekend and into the first half of the work week, keeping showers and a few storms likely at times. Fall-like weather moves in for the end of the work week to welcome us into Autumn.

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